These refined-sugar-free doughnuts are a tasty snack or treat for the kids, and they're ready in 30 minutes. Plus, if you're watching your weight you can swap the coconut sugar with natural monk fruit (or stevia) sweetener which keeps all the sweetness, but reduces the calories per serve.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Serves: 6
Course: Dessert, Treat
Cuisine: International
Diet: Vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Egg-Free, Pregnancy-Safe, Vegetarian
Author: 28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ eating plan)


  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar (or swap with monk fruit sweetener)
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Choc peanut butter glaze:

  • 100 g dark chocolate 85%
  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter (we use Mayvers)


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees, fan forced, and lightly grease a donut pan
  • Whisk flour, baking powder and coconut sugar together in a large bowl.
  • Fold in the melted butter, almond milk and vanilla. The mixture should resemble a cake batter consistency.
  • Pour batter into the donut pan until they are ¾ full.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until lightly golden. Allow to cool.
  • In the meantime, melt the chocolate and peanut butter together in a small sauce pan over low heat. Whisk regularly until smooth and so that it does not burn.
  • Ice the donuts with the chocolate mixture. Place onto a plate and decorate.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Doughnuts Recipe (refined sugar-free!)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 238mg7%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 118IU2%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin K 2µg2%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

NB: All main course recipes use quantities from the ‘Female Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Stream of the 28 By Sam Wood program. So if you’re a male, feel free to bulk it up.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.